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Old January 18th, 2009, 01:32 PM   #1
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Berlin Wall

Whenever I hear that song from Pink Floyd it brings back memories of this event. And sadly, it was not too long ago..

I have never been to where the wall used to be though, but I have seen some movies about it, as well as pictures of actual segments of the walls that have been preserved. In a way, the wall was like a large storybook for these people, and it serves as a reminder that people must take action before it's too late.

Also, out of curiosity, has anyone ever been to Germany to see this?
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Old January 18th, 2009, 09:50 PM   #2
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I to have also seen some movies about the Berlin wall although it happened before I was born (I am only 17). I would like to go to Germany and learn more about it first hand though.
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Old February 11th, 2009, 04:29 PM   #3
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Well my mother has been, and has seen actual pieces of the Berlin wall, aswell as huge pieces in museams, it's something that has really fascinated me though and I would love to go to Germany, when I can afford it though :P
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Old February 11th, 2009, 04:51 PM   #4
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I've never been to Germany, but I've studied the wall a lot as part of my German courses. My high school teacher had two pieces of the wall that a friend cut out with a chisel when they were tearing the wall down.

Such a sad story of tyranny and oppression though.
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Old February 16th, 2009, 09:18 AM   #5
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I've never been to Germany, but I've studied the wall a lot as part of my German courses. My high school teacher had two pieces of the wall that a friend cut out with a chisel when they were tearing the wall down.

Such a sad story of tyranny and oppression though.
Wow that's quite cool that she had a piece of the wall!!

I would love to have a piece of the real wall, as it's really an amazing thing...
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Old February 22nd, 2009, 01:20 PM   #6
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I've never been to the place but there is a huge chunk of the wall in Ocean City. It is rather large and still has writing and everything on it. It's pretty fascinating. I think I have pictures of it somewhere, i'll look.
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